5-String Original Single Coil J-Bass – 59S

5-String Original Single Coil J-Bass – 59S

Full and warm deep vintage tone - True single coil Jazz bass upgrade pickups in Standard 5-string size

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$100.00$200.00

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SKU: 59S Category:
SKU: 59S Category:

The original Bartolini design gives you the timeless tone that started it all – full and warm for that vintage voice you've been craving, enhancing the natural voice of your bass. Even though they are just a single coil, they are still pro-level. The magnetic circuit projects an even field to the strings which gives you a natural voice. They have a blade core design, so you don’t have to worry about string alignment. Original Barts bring out your voice, low and clear.
In the early ‘70s, Bill Bartolini leveraged his deep knowledge of acoustics to create pickups that produce the most natural, musical voice from the instrument. He added shielding to block radio signals and noise. He developed a method of sealing, isolating, and stabilizing the coils so they could be encapsulated in epoxy to eliminate “microphonics” – the nasty noise you get when you touch typical pickups.
Available in balanced specific bridge and neck versions.

Ordering Details

Model Description UPC Price
59S72 L/S J-Bass, 5-String, Original, Single Coil, Neck & Bridge Set 682384504277 $200
59S72-S J-Bass, 5-String, Original, Single Coil, Neck Position 682384502297 $100
59S72-L J-Bass, 5-String, Original, Single Coil, Bridge Position 682384502273 $100
59S72 L/LN J-Bass, 5-String, Original, Single Coil, Long Neck & Bridge Set 682384504260 $200
59S72-LN J-Bass, 5-String, Original, Single Coil, Long Neck Position 682384502280 $100

Ordering Details

Model UPC Price
59S72 L/S 682384504277 $200
J-Bass, 5-String, Original, Single Coil, Neck & Bridge Set
59S72-S 682384502297 $100
J-Bass, 5-String, Original, Single Coil, Neck Position
59S72-L 682384502273 $100
J-Bass, 5-String, Original, Single Coil, Bridge Position
59S72 L/LN 682384504260 $200
J-Bass, 5-String, Original, Single Coil, Long Neck & Bridge Set
59S72-LN 682384502280 $100
J-Bass, 5-String, Original, Single Coil, Long Neck Position

59S Technical Details

Coil Structure:
True Single
Cable Type:
Shielded Coaxial Hot Core
Magnetic Circuit:
2 types of carbon steel powered by ceramic (ferrite) magnets
Opposite polarity for neck and bridge

59S72-S - Neck

  • DC Resistance: ~8.2KΩ
  • Resonant Frequency: ~4KHz
  • Sensing Width: 2.83" [72mm] Max

59S72-L - Bridge

  • DC Resistance: ~8.5KΩ
  • Resonant Frequency: ~3.7KHz
  • Sensing Width: 2.95" [75mm] Max

59S72-LN - Neck

  • DC Resistance: ~8.5KΩ
  • Resonant Frequency: ~4KHz
  • Sensing Width: 2.95" [75mm] Max

Shape Details

Standard Short J-Bass (-S)

  • 3.73" [94.7mm] Long,
    0.73" [18.5mm] Wide,
    0.82" [20.8mm] Thick + 0.11" [2.8mm] Cable
  • 4 Standard J Pickup Mounting ears for your #3 or #4 screws

Standard Long J-Bass (-L and -LN)

  • 3.6" [91.4mm] Long,
    0.73" [18.5mm] Wide,
    0.83" [21.1mm] Thick + 0.11" [2.8mm] Cable
  • 4 Standard J Pickup Mounting ears for your #3 or #4 screws